Exposure: A Guide to Sources of Infections

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ASM Press, 2006 - Medical - 894 pages
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A single reference source for those working to identify infectious disease agents. Offers comprehensive coverage of infections and infectious agents and provides a starting point for compiling a thorough patient exposure history and initiating the appropriate laboratory testing. Organizes infectious diseases by major exposure groups and subgroups, and offers an international scope of coverage. Provides current information on sources of infections, transmission risks, and potential infectious agents, and documents infection risks for individuals, at-risk groups, the community at large, and outbreak situations. Reviews the taxonomy of most agents that infect humans and a select number of agents that infect animals. Serves as a resource for clinicians, public health professionals, epidemiologists, and clinical microbiologists."

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